The Whitebred Shorthorn Association

Anna Pattinson
High Shield Farm, Bardon Mill
Hexham, Northumberland NE47 7AJ
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Whitebred Shorthorn Sale

Friday 3rd November 2006

On Friday 3rd November 2006, Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the autumn sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Cattle on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association with a small select entry of 5 Bulls and 1 Female forward.

Blackburn Bellringer
Blackburn Bellringer

The judge, Gordon Gilligan, High Creoch, Gatehouse of Fleet, awarded the Championship to Blackburn Bellringer a March 2005 bull bred and exhibited by Gordon Jackson, Blackburn, Newcastleton. Sired by Blackburn Taurus, with bloodlines going back to the great Wolfhills Chieftain, this bull went on to secure a bid of 2,500gns and joins the Burnedge herd of Brian Hough, at Oldham.

The Reserve Champion Rosette was collected by Barlaes Choir Boy , also a March 2005 bull bred and shown by Messrs R & M Fergusson, Barlaes, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Sired by Raeburnfoot Talisman, this bull failed to reach its reserve in the sale ring, but sold later to Mr T J Robinson, Ottercops, Kirkwhelpington, Newcastle.

Third prize bull Blackburn Rover from the same home as the champion realized 850gns, writing this cheque Mr J Perkin, Whiteholm Farm, Roweltown, Carlisle.

Raeburnfoot Snowflake
Raeburnfoot Snowflake

Raeburnfoot Snowflake, the only female in the sale, sold at 800gns to Mr Hunt, Maceybank, Southwaite, Carlisle.

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